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27. September 2022 : NOC45 in Reykjavík

The 45th Nordic Orchestra Conference takes place at Harpa Concert Hall in Reykjavík, Iceland, from Wednesday, September 28 to Friday, September 30. NOC45 is organized by the Iceland Symphony Orchestra in collaboration with the NOC planning committee.

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9. September 2022 : Laufey and the ISO - New date added

By popular demand we have added a new date for our upcoming concert Laufey and the ISO. The concert will take place October 26th in Eldborg Concert Hall where Laufey will perform her own music in orchestral arrangements plus well-known jazz gems. 

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1. July 2022 : ISO office closed in July

The Iceland Symphony Orchestra's office will be closed in July due to summer holidays.

The ticket office at Harpa is open every day from 10 am to 6 pm, and can also be reached via phone at (+354) 528 5050 or email at

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23. June 2022 : New season 2022/23

Ticket sales have started here on Iceland Symphony's website and at Harpa ticket office. Become a subscriber today and guarantee a good seat at the best price.

Harpa ticket office is open from 10:00-18:00 every day. You can also purchase tickets via email or by phone 528-5050. 

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23. June 2022 : Sir Stephen Hough appointed artist in association with the Iceland Symphony Orchestra

British pianist Sir Stephen Hough has been appointed artist in association with the Iceland Symphony Orchestra in the coming season, performing twice with the orchestra in Harpa and giving a recital in the orchestra’s Friday Seriesbefore joining the Iceland Symphony Orchestra on tour of the UK in the spring of 2023. Also in the position of artist in association is composer and conductor Daníel Bjarnason.

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20. June 2022 : Sæunn Thorsteinsdóttir appointed Artist in Residence with the ISO

Sæunn Thorsteinsdóttir has been appointed Artist in Residence with the Iceland Symphony Orchestra for the coming season and will be collaborating with the orchestra on various projects, including a world premiere of a new cello concerto by Veronique Vaka.

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2. May 2022 : John Adams conducting own work


Renowned composert and conductor John Adams joins the Iceland Symphony Orchestra this week and conducts his own works in Iceland for the first time in concert on Thursday evening. Pianist and artist in resedence at the ISO, Víkingur Ólafsson, performs Adams's piano concerto Must the Devil Have All the Good Tunes?.

1. April 2022 : Vacant positions for flute, violin and cello at Iceland Symphony


Positions for principal flute, co-principal 2nd violin and tutti cello are available for application at the Iceland Symphony Orchestra. Auditions will take place in June in Harpa Concert Hall in Reykjavik.



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31. March 2022 : Auditions for principal flute

Auditions for the position of principal flute at the Iceland Symphony Orchestra will be held on June 8th 2022 in Harpa Concert Hall, Reykjavik. Application deadline is April 13th. 

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28. February 2022 : FEAST – Icelandic Premiere next Wednesday

Next Wednesday night, Víkingur Heiðar Ólafsson premieres in Iceland a brand new piano concerto by Daníel Bjarnason in a live TV broadcast from Eldborg. The concert is called FEAST and premiered at the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles on the 18th of February.

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